Antonio Lamar “Tyson” Brown 36, of Pine Bluff, was born April 9, 1982 to the late Angela Lynett Brown Rauls and James Carter in Pine Bluff Arkansas.

Antonio leaves to cherish his memory, father, James Carter, Grandmother (Mother) Rosie Lee Walker and Step-Grandfather Robert Walker , Grandmother Valerie , twelve, brothers; Louis Cobbs, Lavell Rice, Larry Higgins, Derrick Rice, Stacy Cobbs , Nicholas Rice, Decarios Rice, Kenneth Shaw, Demetris Burk, Jamon Carter, Cody Carter, and Jonathan Young ; seven sisters; Tina Rice Freeman, Rosie Rice, Mary Rice, Catrease Rice Dixson, Capri Rice, CaVett Rice and Sherri White; a special friend LaToya Turner, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, August 31, 2018 at Christian Way Funeral Home from 5:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Funeral will be Saturday, September 1, 2018 11:00 am at First Trinity Church of God in Christ, by Elder Willie J. Brown. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Ila Moore

Ila J. Moore 101, of Monticello Passed August 22, 2018 Graveside Service will be Saturday 12:00p.m. Mt. Zion Cemetery with Rev. Larry Battles Officiating by Paradise Funeral Home of Monticello. J. Morrill Gray CEO/ President

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Needra Hansen

Needra Marie Kreimeier Hansen, originally of Stuttgart, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. She was born September 14, 1927 to the late Theodore Walter (T. W.) and the late Lucy Lillian Strong Kreimeier in Ulm, Arkansas. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ford Carol Hansen; and three sisters: Norma Lee Porter of Roe, Clara Bell Kreimeier of Ulm, and Ira Lynn Bogy of Stuttgart.

After graduating from Ulm High School in 1945, she moved to Pine Bluff where she worked for Ben Pearson. She would return to Stuttgart and work for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company as a telephone operator. She married the late Ford Carol Hansen of Stuttgart on December 23, 1948 in Stuttgart, Arkansas. They purchased Drummond Printing Company early in their marriage and worked side-by-side there for many, many years. They enjoyed 56 years of marriage before his passing

Needra was a Christian and served her church, Southside Baptist in Stuttgart, in many capacities. She taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, served on the hospitality committee and various other volunteer opportunities. She had a multitude of talents including gardening, sewing, cooking and baking. She often expressed her love to her family and others with pies, cakes and various other goodies.

She is survived by two children: a son, Dennis Hansen (Nelda) of Stuttgart. and a daughter, Carolyn Rice (Iry) of White Hall; a sister, Kathleen Garrich of Slovak and two brothers, Delmar Kreimeier (Paulette) and Norman Dale Kreimeier, both of Ulm; Five grandchildren: Heather (Eddie) Davis of Powder Springs, Georgia, Amberlea (Todd) Barnes of Stuttgart, Whitney Hansen of Hot Springs, Ashley (Chris) Thompson of White Hall, and Rhett Turner of Sheridan; Six great-grand children: Will, Lane, Zack and Daisy Davis; Beau and Bennett Barnes.

Visitation and Funeral Services will be held at Cranford Funeral Home in White Hall, Saturday, September 1, 2018 beginning with Visitation at Noon, Service at 1:00 p.m., followed by a Graveside Service at Lone Tree Cemetery in Stuttgart, with the Rev. Gregg Greenway of Southside Baptist Church, Stuttgart, officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Hospice Angels of Watson Chapel or the charity of your choice.

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Brian Smiley

Mr. Brian Keith Smiley 48, of Alexander Passed away on August 17, 2018. Celebration of Life will be Saturday 11:00a.m. Friendship Baptist Church-Little Rock with Rev. Percy Gilbert Officiating Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

The body will lie in state from 10:00a.m. until service time.

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Belinda Hill

Mrs. Belinda Kaye Hill 54, of Pine Bluff was born May 24, 1964 to Webster L. Gaines Sr. and Delores J. Thornton. She departed this life on August 25, 2018. Belinda was a resident of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. She lived a life of love and had a beautiful relationship with her Creator. Belinda also had a gift for interior decorating and enjoyed doting on her granddaughters.

Belinda was employed by the Jefferson County District Court.

She is survived by her husband; James Hill. Her parents; Webster L. Gaines, Sr. and Delores J. Thornton. One Daughter; Jasmine (Tiny) Graves. Three Sons; Juwuan (JT) Graves, James Hill, Jr., and Michael Hill. Granddaughters; Alexandria Tosca, Areaunna Graves, Breaunna Graves and Christianna Graves. Three Sisters; Vondaressa Hall, Darla (Thomas) Andrews and April Gaines. One Brother; Webster L. Gaines, Jr.

Funeral Service will be 3:00p.m on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at New Community Church with Rev.Melvin D. Graves Officiating Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Family Hour /Visitation will be Friday, August 31, 2018 from 6:30p.m.- 7:30p.m. at Paradise Funeral Home

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Joe Jones

Mr. Joe Edward Jones, Sr. 64, of Pine Bluff Passed August 24, 2018 Celebration of life will be Saturday 10:30 a.m. at Mt. Carmel M.B.C with Rev. Nathaniel Mosby III Interment will be in Shiloh Cemetery by Paradise Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Family Hour /Visitation will be Friday from 6: 00p.m-7: 00p.m at Paradise Funeral Home

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Kenneth Cole, Jr.

Mr. Kenneth Wayne Cole, Jr., 29, of Pine Bluff, AR passed Thursday, August 23, 2018.

Funeral service will be at 2:30pm, Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Pilgrim M.B.C. by Rev. Alex Crittenden. Interment will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

Visitation will be Friday, 5pm-6:30pm at Brown Funeral Home.

His body will lie in-state Saturday, 1:30pm until service.

Herbert Wright

Rev. Herbert Lee Wright, 69, of Pine Bluff, AR passed Tuesday, August 21, 2018.

Funeral service will be at 10:00am, Saturday, September 1, 2018 at New Community M.B.C. by Pastor Patrick Lockett. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, AR.

Visitation will be Friday, 5:30pm-7pm at Brown Funeral Home.

His body will lie in-state Saturday, 9:15am until service.

Ramon Buckhanan

Ramon Dion Buckhanan, 29, of Pine Bluff passed August 26, 2018. Born August 10, 1989 to Andrew Hutchinson and Reba Buckhanan Biley in Pine Bluff.

Survivors include brothers, LaMark Buckhanan, Antonio Buckhanan and Andre Biley, Jr,; sister, Andrea Biley, mother, Reba Biley, step-grandfather, Amos Biley, and grandmother, Theadora Woods.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Henson-Holcomb Mortuary Chapel by Rev. Joseph Valliant, Jr. Burial will be in Henson Memorial Garden by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary. Visitation will be Friday 5 to 6 P.M. at the Mortuary.

Dorris Brown

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorris B. Brown are scheduled for 2 PM, Sunday, September 2, 2018, in the chapel of Golden Funeral Home, with Bro. Tim Post officiating. Interment will follow in Causey Cemetery. Mrs. Brown, a resident of Pine Bluff, AR, and a former resident of Bastrop, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at the age of ninety-one. Mrs. Brown was a graduate of Bastrop High School, and attended University of Louisiana at Monroe. She was very devoted to her family. She loved cross stitching and knitting.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Maurice A. Brown; daughter, Patricia Ann Peacock; twin brother, Johnny L. Braswell, Jr.; parents, Johnny L. Braswell, Sr. and Dorris Naff Braswell; half-sisters, Nita Gray, Dorothy Lott, and Evelyn Jumper.

Survivors include her son, James A. “Jim” Brown, and wife Pat, of White Hall, AR; four grandchildren, Beth Patterson, of McGhee, AR, James Peacock, and wife Rachel of McGhee, AR, Michelle Campbell, of White Hall, AR, Greg Russell, and wife Shelly, of Haskell, AR; eight great-grandchildren, Jordan Campbell, of White Hall, AR, Zach Russell, and wife Shelbi, of Rison, AR, Ashley Campbell, of White Hall, AR, Katelyn Rabb, and husband Brad, of Hamburg, AR, Hunter Patterson, of McGhee, AR, Blake Patterson, of McGhee, AR, J. J. Peacock, of McGhee, AR, and Jocelyn Hobson, of McGhee, AR; great-great-granddaughter, Sophie Rabb, of Hamburg, AR, half-sister, Kathy Reid; and niece, Deborah Braswell, McCoy, of Waco, TX.

Visitation will be from 1 PM until 2 PM service time.